Leukemia

About- Leukemia also called blood cancer is a cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including the bone marrow and the lymphatic system hindering the body's ability to fight infection.
 
Types of Leukemia
Leukemia Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)
Leukemia Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)
Leukemia Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
Leukemia Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
Leukemia Hairy cell leukemia
Leukemia Myelodysplastic syndromes
Leukemia Myeloproliferative disorders
 
Symptoms-
Leukemia Bleeding gums
Leukemia Bone pain or tenderness
Leukemia Chills
Leukemia Easy bleeding or bruising
Leukemia Enlarged liver
Leukemia Enlarged spleen
Leukemia Fatigue
Leukemia Fever
Leukemia Frequent infections
Leukemia Night sweats
Leukemia Nosebleeds
Leukemia Painless swollen lymph nodes in the neck, underarm, groin, or stomach
Leukemia Petechiae
Leukemia Shortness of breath
Leukemia Unintended weight loss
Leukemia Weakness
 
Causes-
Scientists don't understand the exact causes of Leukemia. It seems to develop from a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

Risk factors

Previous cancer treatment including chemotherapy and radiation therapy 

Leukemia Genetic abnormalities including down syndrome
Leukemia Exposure to certain chemicals such as benzene and formaldehyde
Leukemia Smoking
Leukemia Family history of Leukemia
Leukemia Preleukemia
Leukemia Neurofibromatosis
Leukemia Klinefelter syndrome
Leukemia Schwachman-Diamond syndrome
Leukemia Down Syndrome

Specialists to visit
Leukemia Hematologist
Leukemia Oncologist

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Reference
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.cancer.gov
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.lls.org

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